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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Aurora is a town in Missouri with a population of 7,473. Aurora is in Lawrence County. Living in Aurora offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Aurora and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Aurora are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$76,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$668
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Aurora Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    639
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    133
    41
  • Robbery
    53
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    746
    500
  • Theft
    3,903
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    333
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,319
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%
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Aurora Reviews

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Aurora is the typical small town that has a very country feel. The people are generally nice, yet quiet. This town only has a few businesses, yet we support each other and encourage small businesses. Aurora is the kind of town where everybody knows everybody.
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Aurora Is kind of a sleepy little town but hopefully it will expand soon.With 7,477 people, Aurora is the 111th most populated city in the state of Missouri out of 1,024 cities.
Aurora is my home town and I love that my children are going to grow up here. Aurora is a close nit community and over the last 10 years has really improved in community involvement.